Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit https://eciu.net/ Informed debate on energy and climate change. en-GB Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:20:00 +0100 Thu, 13 Jun 2019 10:57:36 +0100 Net zero – is it feasible? https://eciu.net/blog/2019/net-zero-is-it-feasible Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:20:00 +0100 Alex Kazaglis, Principal at Vivid Economics, looks into the detail of the new net zero emissions law Net Zero: This changes (almost) everything https://eciu.net/blog/2019/net-zero-this-changes-almost-everything Mon, 13 May 2019 14:25:00 +0100 Adopting a net zero emissions target changes decision-making - and it starts right now Net zero: Five big questions https://eciu.net/blog/2019/net-zero-five-big-questions Wed, 01 May 2019 07:55:00 +0100 What to look out for in the Committee on Climate Change's net zero advice The case for low carbon heat https://eciu.net/blog/2019/the-case-for-low-carbon-heat Mon, 29 Apr 2019 11:34:00 +0100 The discussion around decarbonising heat often focuses on the negative, where are the good news stories? Achieving net zero: How to accelerate innovation https://eciu.net/blog/2019/achieving-net-zero-how-to-accelerate-innovation Mon, 29 Apr 2019 08:48:00 +0100 A bold innovation agenda will be essential to achieve net zero emissions by mid-century, says Nick Molho. Decarbonising heat – 10 policy steps to drive a low carbon heat market https://eciu.net/blog/2019/decarbonising-heat-10-policy-steps-to-drive-a-low-carbon-heat-market Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:12:00 +0000 Richard Lowes from the University of Exeter considers the UK’s heat decarbonisation problem. Spring Statement 2019 – what to expect? https://eciu.net/blog/2019/spring-statement-2019-what-to-expect Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Can we expect any energy or climate nuggets when 'Fiscal Phil' takes to the stage? Damaged investor confidence, three years on https://eciu.net/blog/2019/damaged-investor-confidence-three-years-on Tue, 26 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Years have passed since MPs penned an influential report, has anything changed? Environment ministry draft law aims to tighten Germany's climate targets https://eciu.net/blog/2019/environment-ministry-draft-law-aims-to-tighten-germanys-climate-targets Mon, 25 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000 New Climate Action Law set to provoke months of heated political debate in country. Wasting wind – cutting payments to turn off turbines https://eciu.net/blog/2019/wasting-wind-cutting-payments-to-turn-off-turbines Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Modelling from National Grid shows cost of curtailing wind set to slide in 2019 Nordic forests 1, German coal 0 https://eciu.net/blog/2019/nordic-forests-1-german-coal-0 Tue, 29 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Weekend's announcements signal battle for Europe's delivery on Paris Agreement Soaring energy bills – where is the evidence? https://eciu.net/blog/2019/soaring-energy-bills-where-is-the-evidence Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Energy bills are not going up; new ONS data adds to the weight of evidence